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. >>> the oakland tribune has the story new law has schools scram j for supplies. it's about a new california law banning school fees for classroom items and activities and requiring students to bring their own materials needed for school. the law was created after the state was sued over the fees. california's constitution guarantees the right to a free public education. >>> income inequality in america has received renewed attention with president obama's push for a higher minimum wage. that proposal has been roundly opposed by republicans who say it will kill jobs. but my next guest argues in a new op-ed the gop should lead the charge against inequality with major tax reforms and investing in our infrastructure. joining me now is sheila bair, former share woman of the fdic and offer of "bull by the horns." sheila, a welcome i tell you i love the title of your op-ed. you add one vowel and it changes everything. i love that. with party to parody. you're argument really focuses on how government actions are to blame for income inequality. >> a lot of it is -- in ameritocracy there will always be
. >>> some headlines making news out on the west coast like many papers across the country, the "oakland tribune" has a headline about the february jobs report. economists warn that the employment gains are being put at risk by sequestration. the "salt lake tribune" has a story on how it matches the m values of the mormon church. that would streamline the legal immigration system and create a pathway to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the country. fountain of youth, a sip closer. researchers say they've solved one of the mysteries about how a chemical found in red wine works to combat the effects of obesity, some cancers, and other illnesses. >>> president obama is highlighting the new jobs report in his weekly address today. the economy added 236,000 jobs in february bringing the unemployment rate down to a four-year low of 7.7%. >> our businesses have created jobs every month for three years straight. nearly 6.4 million new jobs in all. our manufacturers are bringing jobs back to america. our stock market has rebounded. new homes are being built and sold at a
. that's the gdp of this republic. you can buy your own baseball team like the oakland a's or if baseball is not your thing, how about purchasing tiger woods' yacht 16 times over. yes, he has a yacht. whatever is on your list, all those dollar signs have people rushing to snap up tickets in the 42 states, the district of columbia, and u.s. virgin islands where the powerball is played. >> if i won, i'd buy an apartment. i'd buy an agent. i would buy -- take care of my parents. >> just family, my kids, children, loved ones. but that's about it. >> reporter: but you may not want to get your hopes up too high. your chances of winning 1 in 175 million. or the same odds as getting struck by lightning more than 17,000 times in your lifetime. you even have a better chance of becoming president of the united states. those odds 1 in 10 million. even so, someone has to win eventually. so maybe, just maybe, it will be you. >> and this jackpot would be the sixth highest in history. just this past november two lucky winners split $587 million in the powerball. tonight's drawing, alex, of course, held a
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